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Im Eimer

₹₹ - ₹₹₹German, , European
Old Sir Lowry's Village | 4.5 kms from Somerset West Main Rd, Somerset West, South Africa
+27 21 858 1488
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“schnitzel” (16 reviews)
“eisbein” (34 reviews)
“mash” (2 reviews)
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German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
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Old Sir Lowry's Village | 4.5 kms from Somerset West Main Rd, Somerset West, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon with friends - great food at very affordable prices (R85 for an eisbein). Was cold & they had lovely fires going & fantastic live entertainment. We sat outside & got a bit wet from overhead sprayers...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 18 October 2017

For the best Eisbeins, be sure to book a table for a casual lunch or dinner at Im Eimer and order your Eisbein a day ahead of your booking. It is top class and the best we have ever had. They have live music on...More

Thank Bernadette O
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had the Eisbein there, very big portion which was very tasty and at a very good price. the ambiance is very rustic and laid back. Very suitable for large families. The preparation time is 40 minutes, which is worth the wait. You can pre-order...More

Thank elsabel2017
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Im Eimer was one of those places that I'd wanted to try because it has a good reputation. We booked for Sunday lunch and even though it wasn't a special day, the restaurant was fairly full. Unfortunately the girl in charge (not our waiter) showed...More

Thank Ethnee H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

There was a good log fire burning, dim lights and cluttered with all sort of ornaments. Best to order eisbein when you book as it easily takes 40 minutes to prepare. It is not easy to find, very dusty and not so clean inside.

Thank berryloud
Imm E, Manager at Im Eimer, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi There, Thank you for the review! In order to keep our standards high i hope you would consider mailing us more specific details so we can improve. Please email: eimeroffice1@gmail.com thank you

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Going to a popular Restaurant on a day like Fathers day can often be a gamble. From entering to leaving "Im Eimer" for lunch on said day was a pleasant experience. Wholesome German food, we had Eisbein and Zigeuner Schnitzel, good service and ambiance. Can...More

Thank George L
Imm E, Manager at Im Eimer, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi There, Thank you for the review! Keep updated with our specials on FB. Regards A

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Second visit to Im Eimer and we had a awesome time with friends, as my partner comes from Germany it's always nice to have some German cuisine and relax. The food are very tasty and great portion size, and they offer something different, on Sunday's...More

Thank izzymohh
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A group of 8 of us went there for my Birthday and we were lucky enough to have Jesse Jordan singing that particular Sunday afternoon. Most ordered the Eisbein, they do a special on Sunday. All tasted delicious. Service can be a bit slow, but...More

Thank DebbieAgates
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A charming, somewhat stylised settings that looks like rooms and additions have been made over the years. Even so, it works to give a good atmosphere where you can sit in the ambiance that suits you. By the bar, in an out room, by the...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

What a great discovery. Went there for a Sunday lunch. Great German beer on tap. Service very good and attentive. Eisbein, house specialty, very good size ( choice of smaller one for the not so hungry ) excellent value. Sat outside, very rustic, inside more...More

Thank derekd42015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Sir Lowry's Village | 4.5 kms from Somerset West Main Rd, Somerset West, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 858 1488
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Im Emier brings German dining to you with traditional German dishes such as Currywurst, Eisbein and a variety of different schnitzels. A relaxed and friendly atmosphere with a large fireplace inside for those cold winter evening and a great beer garden for those hot summer days. Recently, they have broadened their scope, offering weekly spit-braai's and potjies on a Sunday afternoon.
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